Glass at the V & A London - 3rd Study Session - June 2016

Advance notice - A study session at the V & A will take place in June 2016. A guided tour of The Glass Galleries & an opportunity to study pieces of glass from the collections.  The date will be confirmed later but will probably be Friday 24 June 2016.

Registration - Reserve your place now

New Glass Museum in Stourbridge gets funding.

The British Glass Foundation have announced funding from the European Regional Development Fund  of over £ 2.1 million for the new glass museum complex.


Glass & Decorative Arts Sale Bamfords Derby 5th August 2015

Something for Keith Murray collectors




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Peter Layton : '' The 78 year old breathes life into a dying industry ''

Article published in The Sunday Telegraph 19th July 2015

                  Read the article.           

Whitefriars, Glass designed by Peter Wheeler 1969.

Please see some images of Whitefriars Glass designed by Peter Wheeler  in 1969. These images have been supplied by Circaglass for your enjoyment.



New Zealand - Community breathes life into art plan


Our thanks to one of our members in New Zealand for bringing us this feature.

Community breathes life into art plan


Journal 10 Now Published

Frauenau Glass Museum, Germany.

British Glass Foundation Research visit to the Frauenau Glass Museum, Germany in February 2015.

Frauenau Glass Museum

Gray-Stan Glass Exhibition at Broadfield House Glass Museum

Time is running out to see this stunning exhibition, it closes 1st February.

Image credit Broadfield House Glass Museum.

AGM 27 September 2014 - Stourbridge

The documents for the  2014 AGM which will be held at The Kingswinford Methodist Church are listed here.

Minutes of 2013 AGM

Agenda AGM 2014.

Nomination Forms for Committee Members 2014

Glass Cone 105 now published.

Glass at the V & A London - Study Session - 4th July 2014

Advance notice - A study session at the V & A will take place on the afternoon of 4th July 2014. A guided tour of The Glass Galleries & an opportunity to study pieces of glass from the collections.

Full details to follow but please register your interest to take part by e mailing : 

'' A String of Beads '', a new book by Pauline Holt on the history of glass bead making in the UK



A new Book 'A String of Beads' will be available from the 10th April 2014, it is a light-hearted history of glass beadmaking in the UK'. There is very little written about the latest resurgence of glass beadmaking in the UK and 'A String of Beads', details events and people from 1970 to 2014.

The publication of the book coincides with the 10th Anniversary of The Beads Day at Broadfield House glass Museum, Kingswinford, West Midlands.  The exhibition will run from 10th May to September 2014. Photographs of all the exhibitor’s beads feature in the book.

You can pre-order your limited edition copy by e mailing   or visit the web site


''Glass in the Spotlight '', Antiques for Everyone Spring Fair,NEC 10- 13 April 2014

There are two special glass features at this fair provided by Glass Association Members Mark Hill & Attila Sik.

                 Skrdlovice Glass          Copyright Mark Hill Publishing

Mark will be curating the display of glass made in the mid 20th Century by the little known Czechoslovakian company Skrdlovice. There will be over 100 examples of their work including unique pieces brought together for the first time in a British Exhibition.

         Margit Toth                         Copyright Prisma Gallery

Attila Sik of Prisma Gallery will be exhibiting & selling contemporary glass made by several glass artists from Hungary .  The approach of the artists is many & varied.

 LINKS:         Antiques for Everyone         Mark Hill Publishing             Prisma Gallery             Complimentary tickets

Glass Cone 104 - Now Published

How did they make 18th Century wine glasses ? UPDATE

The next workshop is planned for SPRING 2014.

if you would like to attend please register your interest.

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The Glass Association is now on Facebook & Twitter.



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